Maria is a Principal at Piva Capital, where she invests in the companies and entrepreneurs that are transforming industry for people and planet. Maria joined Piva as a founding member in 2019. Before beginning her career in venture, Maria worked as a strategy consultant at Accenture Strategy and Schlumberger Business Consulting, where she developed technical and commercial expertise in the energy sector. Maria has also had strategy and business development roles in different ClimateTech startups, including energy storage developer Stem.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Maria holds a BS in Chemical Engineering (top honors) from Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico and an MBA from UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business.
Maria is originally from Mexico, and currently lives in San Francisco.